Nestled in the picturesque Brandywine Valley, the Philadelphia / West Chester KOA is a destination to rest and relax while being on the doorstep of Philadelphia. It overlooks a meandering river that’s ideal for canoeing, tubing, and fishing while being within easy access of Lancaster and Pennsylvania’s Amish Country.Philadelphia / West Chester KOA caters to big rigs up to 90 feet in length, with full hookups that offer either 30 or 50-amp electrical connections. Complimentary Wi-Fi and cable TV are included in your stay, and there’s a convenience store where you can pick up camping essentials, including propane and firewood.The RV park swimming pool is open from the end of May to the beginning of September while there are a children’s playground and a jump pad to keep kids entertained. If you’re traveling with pets, they’re welcome to stay with you and take advantage of the off-leash dog park for a run. Canoes and tubes can be rented on-site, and there’s a laundry room where you can catch up on your washing.
Find the perfect RV for your campsite
Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.
Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.
How Outdoorsy Works
Find the perfect RV
Choose your location, dates, and send the host a request to book.
Delivery or Pickup
Arrange a pick up time with the host or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.
Let us help
Most hosts have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.
Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.
After your trip, return the RV to the host in the same condition you recieved it.
Philadelphia / West Chester KOA lies on the edge of the ChesLen Preserve, which is the largest privately-owned nature preserve to be open to the public in Chester County. It’s traversed by miles of marked hiking trails that access its flower-filled meadows, picturesque streams, and shady woodlands, as well as being home to Ollie Owl’s Nature Playground that kids will love. Also within the preserve is the architecturally-designed Lenfest Center, which affords superb views across this natural landscape and can be rented for private functions and special events.Camp in an RV near Coatesville and make the short drive east to Ridley Creek State Park, which sprawls across more than 2,600 acres near the township of Edgmont. It’s a recreational hub, with cycling and walking trails to explore, as well as being home to a magnificent garden designed by the Olmsted Brothers. Learn what life would have been like on a pre-Revolutionary farm at the Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation or just relax with a picnic overlooking Ridley Creek. Adjacent to Ridley Creek State Park is the John J. Tyler Arboretum, which boasts a staggering diversity of plants and trees that will keep green thumbs entertained.If you’re more into wildlife, camping at Philadelphia/West Chester KOA makes a good base for visiting the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum, a 1,000-acre reserve that protects the largest remaining freshwater tidal marsh in Pennsylvania. Aside from more than 300 species of birds having been recorded here, it’s also home to deer, raccoons, coyotes, beavers and river otters. For an easy walk, follow the flat East Impoundment Trail that hugs a lake where warblers, egrets, and sandpipers can be spotted or try your luck at luring carp, catfish, and largemouth bass in Darby Creek.
Coatesville campers are within easy access of plenty of supermarkets where you can stock up on grocery supplies, as well as a good selection of fast food restaurants and eateries for dining out. There are also gas stations in West Chester if you need to fill up your RV rental, in addition to all the services you need for a relaxed and stress-free stay.If you’re interested in the local history, stop in at the Chester County Historical Society, which occupies two connected buildings in the Downtown area. Admire the mid-19th-century Horticultural Hall that was designed by Thomas U. Walter before stepping inside to browse the virtual exhibits and old photographs detailing the people and events that have shaped the region. A highlight of visiting the region is taking a ride on the West Chester Railroad, which offers a nostalgic 90-minute journey through the beautiful Chester Creek Valley.When you’re renting an RV in West Chester, you’re just an hour’s drive from the heart of Philadelphia. The city is famed for its American Revolution sites, with iconic attractions such as the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed. Recreate your very own "Rocky" moment on the stairs outside the Philadelphia Museum of Art before discovering its outstanding collection of works or join a historic prison tour of the Eastern State Penitentiary. No trip to Philadelphia is complete without a visit to the Reading Terminal Market where you can find fresh produce, artisan goods, and famous Philly specialties.Whether you want to get active in the recreational reserves of Amish Country or discover the American Revolution sites of Philadelphia, book an RV in Chester County and start planning your next vacation.
What type of RV should I choose?
Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.
You’ll also want to consider amenities. For example, if you’re planning to cook on the road, you’ll want a kitchenette. If your campground doesn’t have public restrooms, you’ll want to search RVs with bathrooms. Check out full descriptions of our models to help you decide here.
Do the RVs have bathrooms?
Yes. Class A’s, Class B’s, and Class C’s and five-Wheels typically have bathrooms. Depending on where you plan on camping, you’ll want to double-check the availability of restrooms if selecting a rig without a bathroom. Nervous about renting an RV with a bathroom? Owners can help show you how to clean the tank or will offer to do it for you for a fee.
How does check-in work?